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Summary of Experience

My 3,5 years experience as a buyer, in France working for la Halle,and in the UK working for Trotters made my profile quite complete. I was working as a knit buyer / product developer in the women department in a big textile company, dealing with an important budget and working a lot on the fabrics, price negotiation,trends
And then, I was working as a clothing and footwear buyer for Trotters, a family business where I was multi task :I was deciding of the quantities, retail prices, designing

Employment Preferences

3,000 To: 5,000 GBP Per Month
lyon, rhone alpes, France
Full Time
Australia, United States, Canada, Indonesia, Argentina, Philippines, Spain

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Work History

Job Title Company When?
childrenswear and footwear Buyer Trotters From September 2014 To September 2015
Work on Boys and Baby boys clothing (Trotters brand) and on children branded footwear:

Define the quantities, retail prices and delivery dates
Analyze sales report and place top up orders
Liaise with shop personnel to ensure supply meets demand and get feedbacks from customers

Design and develop the product range Negotiate purchase prices
Visit suppliers in Portugal to
- brief the new range
- follow the production status
- select new fabrics
- visit factories
Control the quality of each delivery
Participate to the organization of the photo shoot

Work on 90 styles per season
SS15: 25 000 units bought, total cost of £240 000
Increased sold unit by 15% and sold value by 17% from SS15 to SS16

Select and assemble a new collection of products Meet suppliers and negotiate terms of contract Manage plans for stock levels
Attend trade fairs in the UK
Learn to fit shoes

Work with 19 brands, 180 references per season
SS15: 27 000 units bought, total cost of £475 000
Increased sold unit by 12% and sold value by 13% from SS15 to SS16

Work closely with the CEO, Girls and Accessories buyers regarding the range, buying volume and delivery, the Visual Merchandiser and Sales team in stores, the Web team to share the information about each product (description, delivery date...), and the Warehouse Manage one assistant merchandiser
women Buyer/ product developer la halle From January 2012 To August 2014
Specialize in Cut & Sew and Sweater for woman department

Responsible for the execution, quality and delivery of product Knowledge about fabrics, prints, washing
Analyse trends with designers and brief suppliers
Meet each week the category manager to discuss about Best and Bad sales Find solution to restock best sellers in a very short time
Make sure standards and quality tests are respected Participate to implement new PLM project in the company

Manage margins by negotiating, cross costing and sourcing alternative fabrics SS13: Manage seasonal budget of 10 130 000$, with 3 229 000 pieces bought. Save 1 054 000$
Work on 150 to 200 styles per season

Undertake Business trips to Asia to negotiate, visit factories, identify fabrics (about 4 trips/year)
Daily work in English with suppliers and merchandisers from China, Bangladesh and India

Develop and maintain effective working relationships with members of cross-functional team Work with all Womenswear Knit buyers to ensure set quantities per supplier are respected Manage one assistant buyer


Qualification Field of Study Institution When?
master entrepreunership eds. business school From 2008 To 2012

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